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January Happenings

p.s. I'm reading this most interesting book called: The Forest Unseen. A man visits the same spot of forest over the course of a whole year, lyrically reporting what he finds happening. You'll learn a lot about ...

By | 2013-01-10T11:52:55+00:00 January 10th, 2013|books, Yoga|Add Your Comment

Be your own bailout

Ram is known for virtue, a word that has almost dropped from our vocabulary. Our politicians lie, our icons lie, the banks lied, even A-rod lied. 100% natural, new and improved, green? Who can you believe, who can you trust? Ram never lied, Ram always did the right thing. Even when it was very hard.

By | 2010-10-31T18:41:43+00:00 March 24th, 2009|events, frugal living, Yoga|Comments Off on Be your own bailout

Reintegration

Namaste!  Everyone wants to know how the retreat went!  Thanks for all the encouraging notes. From the amazing feedback, I would say that our Fall retreat at SpiritFire was a great success.  The weather was perfect, each day the foliage turned more vibrant.  Meals were astounding, and the rooms very comfortable.  I really like how every detail was watched over and cared for by the staff.  This allowed us to really focus on the depth of our practice.  Having our morning Yoga practice and meals in total silence (Mauna) added a richness and texture to our presence at SpiritFire.  The hikes were breathtaking, our Mantra practice cathedral-like, and our celebratory fire circle warmed us inside and out.   The act of spiritual retreat is ancient, and even more applicable in our times, To retreat is to step back and gain perspective, a clearer view of how we've been living.  Through practices of awareness we measure that against how we'd like to be living, and resolve to create the appropriate changes.  Leaving behind the old, we reintegrate back into our lives, holding  space for practice, for presence, and to bring the essence of our retreat back home. We're already planning next years retreat, same place, same weekend!  And we're looking at a Spring Retreat to Ananda Ashram, Where I've [...]

By | 2016-11-19T13:18:50+00:00 October 12th, 2008|events, Uncategorized, Yoga|Add Your Comment